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Edward D Kern

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 41-29423 'The Fan Dancer. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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People

  • William Foushee

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 41-29423 'The Fan Dancer. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, USA 1924
Lived in Hamburg, NY 14075, USA 1942
Enlisted New York, NY, USA 3 December 1942
Killed in action near Oschersleben, Germany 11 April 1944
Buried Jefferson Barracks, Lemay Township, MO 63125, USA 1950

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: SECTION 84 SITE 21-23

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2020 21:29:53 wesdoug25 Changes to media associations
Sources

Personal images from the family

Date Contributor Update
04 October 2017 11:00:22 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 3797 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2016 02:21:49 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=595054
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=kern&GSfn=Edward&G...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3797

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